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BURTON-ON-TRENT

Burton-On-Trent (1946)

The North Staffordshire regiment receive Freedom of the Borough. Burton-on-Trent.

LICHFIELD - NEW STYLE HOUSES FOR RENTING

Lichfield - New Style Houses For Renting (1965)

Partly prefabricated low cost housing being built in...

RUBBISH! IT'S NOT SO DUSTY

Rubbish! It's Not So Dusty (1966)

Dustcarts are to be fitted with washbasins.

LITCHFIELD ARMOURS aka LICHFIELD ARMOURS issue title - TAKE COVER

Litchfield Armours AKA Lichfield Armours Issue Title - Take Cover (1938)

Children wear 12 suits...

TRAIN CRASH

Train Crash (1968)

11 people die when train and transporter crash at level crossing. Hixon,...

DEER IN CANNOCK CHASE

Deer In Cannock Chase (1972)

Various shots of deer in the forest of Cannock Chase.

THE POTTERIES FACTORY

The Potteries Factory (1914-1930)

Item showing the Potteries Factory.

WEDGWOOD POTTERY

Wedgwood Pottery (1966)

Traditional methods of production are maintained in the Wedgwood China factory....

WEDGEWOOD POTTERY

Wedgewood Pottery (1966)

A visit to the Wedgewood factory shows the skilled workers creating the famous...

CHIMNEY FELLING AT BRANSTON, STAFFS.

Chimney Felling At Branston, Staffs. (1937)

Tallest chimney in the country goes down.

LUCKY GATE

Lucky Gate (1938)

A gateway made up of horseshoes brings luck to those who see it. Burton-on-Trent. ...

DOG SWIMMING

Dog Swimming (1972)

Lovely shots of a Golden retriever swimming in a country pond.

PLATES BY THE THOUSAND

Plates By The Thousand (1961)

China plates are made at a factory (probably Wedgwood) in Barlaston,...

ALTON TOWERS

Alton Towers (1966)

A small amusement park at Alton Towers is set in the scenic gardens of the mansion.

PASSENGER TRAIN DISASTER

Passenger Train Disaster (1932)

Remains of a wrecked railway train in Staffordshire.

NEW BISHOP OF LICHFIELD ENTHRONED

New Bishop Of Lichfield Enthroned (1937)

Doctor Edward Woods becomes a new bishop of Lichfield.

FAIRY FOUNTAINS

Fairy Fountains (1930)

The grounds and unusual fountains of Alton Towers.

TRENT VALLEY TRAIN CRASH aka TRENT VALLEY RAIL CRASH

Trent Valley Train Crash AKA Trent Valley Rail Crash (1946)

Pathe cameraman takes aerial shots of...

TOM EASTWOOD STRIKES COAL - 400,000,000 TONS

Tom Eastwood Strikes Coal - 400,000,000 Tons (1949)

A new coal field is identified near Lichfield...

COALMEN'S RACE

Coalmen's Race (1953)

Coalmen take part in a coal carrying race at a garden fete in Stafford.

THE CUP RETURNS TO WOLVERHAMPTON

The Cup Returns To Wolverhampton (1949)

Bus with 'Well played Wolves' carrying triumphant team, huge...

SEARCH FOR ARMS IN ENGOMI, CYPRUS

Search For Arms In Engomi, Cyprus (1956)

House to house searches after arms cache found in Cyprus...

FARMER'S COLLECTION OF VINTAGE ROLLS ROYCE'S AND BENTLEY'S

Farmer's Collection Of Vintage Rolls Royce's And Bentley's (1964)

David Scott-Moncrieff shows...

CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION INSTALLED ON BUSES IN WALSALL

Closed Circuit Television Installed On Buses In Walsall (1969)

New device demonstrated - closed...

FEROZESHAH DAY HONOURED

Ferozeshah Day Honoured (1954)

South Staffordshire Regiment honour Ferozeshah Day in Minden, Germany.

FIRE ENGINE TO ROAD CRASH RESCUE

Fire Engine To Road Crash Rescue (1966)

Demonstration by Staffordshire Fire Service of electric...

CROCKERY DESIGN

Crockery Design (1961)

Crockery designs are created, transferred and painted onto plates at the Wedgwood...

TO BURTON ... ON BURTON!

To Burton ... On Burton! (1930)

A walker walks from London to Burton and ends with a glass of beer.

THE ALBION FOR WEMBLEY

The Albion For Wembley (1935)

Football - West Bromwich Albion beat Bolton Wanderers 2-0 in FA Cup...

PRINCE GEORGE

Prince George (1931)

The Duke of Kent lays foundation stone for Wolverhampton & Staffordshire Technical...

GARDEN ARTS

Garden Arts (1930)

Alton Towers in Uttoxeter - various shots of the gardens - no funfair though!

ARMISTICE SUNDAY

Armistice Sunday (1926)

Armistice Sunday - massive crowds around memorial in Burslem, Staffordshire.

CUTS / OUT TAKES for ARMISTICE SUNDAY

Cuts / Out Takes For Armistice Sunday (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for ARMISTICE SUNDAY in G...

PREMIER IN THE POTTERIES

Premier In The Potteries (1928)

Stanley Baldwin and his wife visit Stoke-on-Trent.

THE PRINCE OF WALES

The Prince Of Wales (1929)

Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, visits a brewery in Burton-on-Trent. ...

STOKE ON TRENT

Stoke On Trent (1939)

Queen Mary visit the Wedgwood pottery factory in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire.

THE PRINCE IN FIVE TOWNS

The Prince In Five Towns (1924)

Prince Edward visits Staffordshire Potteries.

Special - QUEEN OPENS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Special - Queen Opens University College (1951)

Queen Elizabeth opens new North Staffordshire...

TRENTHAM GARDENS issue title UP AND OVER

Trentham Gardens Issue Title Up And Over (1942)

People enjoy a relaxing visit to the picturesque...

DOVEDALE  issue title is WAYS AND MEANS

Dovedale Issue Title Is Ways And Means (1942)

Travelogue item showing River Dove, popular tourist...

TOWN PLANNING aka TOWN HAS POST WAR PLAN

Town Planning AKA Town Has Post War Plan (1944)

Newcastle-under-Lyme reveals its plans to build many...

CHIMPS TAKE OVER

Chimps Take Over (1962)

Chimps in clothes behaving like humans at Hints Zoo, Staffordshire.

NEW ROAD, NEW TUNNEL

New Road, New Tunnel (1963)

A look at new section of the M6 motorway, and new Dartford Tunnel.

CARAVAN CLUB

Caravan Club (1954)

Excellent film about British holidaymakers being taught about foreign countries....

GIRL CLOWN

Girl Clown (1953)

Girl clown Rita Rohr puts on her makeup at Billy Smart's Circus.

STAFFORDSHIRE REGT FREEDOM OF BURTON-ON-TRENT

Staffordshire Regt Freedom Of Burton-On-Trent (1946)

North Staffordshire Regiment and the...

FARRAN FUNERAL

Farran Funeral (1948)

Various shots of the funeral of Rex Farran, victim of a parcel bomb

TOM EASTWOOD STRIKES COAL

Tom Eastwood Strikes Coal (1949)

Eastwood and Smith talking, diagram of geology of the area and map.

PRINCESS MARGARET MADE PRESIDENT OF NORTH STAFFS COLLEGE

Princess Margaret Made President Of North Staffs College (1956)

Princess Margaret is made...

CARRY OUT SEARCH IN NICOSIA

Carry Out Search In Nicosia (1956)

Cypriot men being taken in for questioning, South Staffordshire...